Opportunities to go beyond the curriculum and enrich your pupil’s science learning
I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here allows you to connect your learners with scientists in online, text-based live chats. Free to state-maintained schools thanks to funders including the RSC. Suitable for learners aged 10 and over.
The Engineering Educates Farmvention Challenge inspires 7-14 year olds by allowing them to apply maths, science, design technology and computing skills through the context of farming and agricultural engineering. All the resources are free.
STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from many different STEM-related jobs. Register with STEM Ambassadors so that you can invite local volunteers to inspire the students at your school.
Find out how to get your school involved with the Great Science Share for Schools. This inspiring campaign invites your students to share their own scientific questions and investigations.
Find out how your students can gain a CREST award by completing science challanges. There are awards suitable for students aged 5-7 years and 7-11 years.
Find out about the five first steps of starting a science club, and get five ready-made activities to help you do so. From the ASE.
Visit the Primary Science Teaching Trust’s webpage for off the shelf resources for running extra-curricular clubs for children, with Children’s University accreditation available.
Old Cork Waterworks offer primary science workshops and school tours in their Lifetime Lab
Discover educational programmes, school visits and more from Glasgow Science Centre. Including their award-winning GSC at home videos, which are perfect for home learning.
The Rediscovery Centre is the National Centre for the Circular Economy in Ireland. A creative movement connecting people, ideas and resources to support greener low-carbon living. We offer interactive and experiential workshops for primary students, which cover wide ranging environmental and STEM topics.
Browse support for schools from the Eden Project. The Eden project offers virtual school trips, teacher CPD and lesson plans.
Discover school visits, workshops and online STEM activities from The Centre for Life in Newcastle.
Find out about primary science education programmes at Birr Castle in Ireland.